Pullets tossing straw around

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Mrs. Mucket, Aug 8, 2010.

  1. Mrs. Mucket

    Mrs. Mucket Songster

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    My 12 pullets are nearing laying age so I put straw on the nesting platform. Within hours it was all strewn around on the floor of the tractor. Is that typical or odd? Will they leave the straw be when they start laying?
     
  2. NonnasBabies

    NonnasBabies Muddy Acre Farms Premium Member 8 Years

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    Oh, they will rearrange their nest to suit them. You need to have a ledge to it so most of it stays where it needs to be.

    Missi
     

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